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New Study Highlights Need for Financial Education

Think back to high school. As an 18 year old, what did you know about personal finance? Could you make a monthly budget? Did you even know what compound interest was? A recent study by Citizen’s Financial Group highlights the regrets of former stude more »

Jan 26, 2015 9:53 AM financial aid

Too Good to Be True?

Saying “pretty please” or “abracadabra” won’t guarantee you a scholarship. Neither does falling for the too-good-to-be-true scholarship service scams promising to “do all the work” in finding exclusive scholarships in exchange for a service fee and p more »

Jan 23, 2015 9:34 AM financial aid

Create a Healthier Plate

The start of a new year is a great time to adopt some healthier eating habits, and it’s not as hard as you might think. Filling up on fresh, nutrition-packed foods is easy when armed with the right recipes. Try these yummy dishes, and find more ideas more »

Jan 21, 2015 9:38 AM teen health

5 Fab Apps: College Search

Graduation will be here before you know it—It’s time to start tackling that mile-long to-do list. We’ve pulled together five helpful apps to make your college search easier. more »

Jan 19, 2015 9:08 AM apps

Top Gear for the New Year 2015

If you plan to make healthy lifestyle changes in the New Year, check out our top picks for fun, functional and fashionable health and fitness gear that will make sticking to your resolutions a piece of cake! more »

Jan 15, 2015 9:32 AM teen health

Seasonal Splendor

There’s no better time than the holidays to visit The Biltmore House in Asheville, N.C. Fully dressed up in seasonal finery, this grand home is the closest thing America has to a castle. more »

Nov 17, 2014 12:17 PM events/parties

CLEP: Pass the Test Get College Credits

Even though the College Level Examination Program, better known as “CLEP,” isn’t a mandatory exam like the ACT or SAT, it’s still considered a highly important test that can prove beneficial to a student’s future. more »

Nov 19, 2014 11:18 AM admissions

5 Ways to Share the Joy

Christmas is a joyous time, filled with festive celebrations and so many reasons to count our blessings. But for some families, the holidays can be difficult. While it’s easy to get wrapped up in the holiday frenzy, help your family focus on the true more »

Nov 19, 2014 11:14 AM events/parties

Alabama's 529: Reaping Tax Benefits While Saving for College

Few investments allow parents to save for their teen’s college expenses while at the same time securing special tax advantages. But with Alabama’s CollegeCounts 529 plan, they can do just that. more »

Nov 19, 2014 12:28 PM financial aid

  • WIKN: Betsy Helmer

    Ever since childhood, Betsy Helmer has known she wanted to be a performer. As an undergrad at Georgetown University, she majored in Psychology and Theater because “I loved learning about people, how they express themselves, how they live their lives more »

    Jan 14, 2015 What I Know Now

  • Brooke Glassford

    Due to her mother’s influence at a young age, Brooke always felt passionate about photography, which ultimately led to her current career as the principal photographer of Colorbox Photographers. “I was always the girl with camera in hand during high more »

    Nov 18, 2014 What I Know Now

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